Definition of Erlanger, Joseph in English:

Erlanger, Joseph

Line breaks: Jo¦seph Er|langer
Pronunciation: /ˈəːlaŋə
 
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  • (1874–1965), American physiologist. Collaborating with Herbert Gasser, he showed that the velocity of a nerve impulse is proportional to the diameter of the fibre. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1944, shared with Gasser).

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